Rain or Shine

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

I've teamed up with DSW to showcase how I'm styling my DSW boots in January. Because rain or shine, my ankle boots are my new go-tos for a utilitarian look with sartorial appeal!

photos by Rachael

levis jacket | old navy jeans | DSW ankle boots | forever 21 shawl | express fedora | guess watch

On the occasional rainy nights in LA, I'm usually tucked away in bed with a mug of hot chocolate in one hand and a good book nestled in the other. They're mere props as I predictably will quickly doze off to the pitter-patter of raindrops bulleting against my windows. But last Saturday, I was lulled out of bed by the promise of a super fun night. I stomped all over LA in my boots while wearing layers upon layers hopping from improv night at IO West, a froyo refuel at Frog, and ending the night playing pieces of childhood at Eighty Two, the best (and only) barcade and bar of nostalgia in town. 

A few days later, I wore the same boots and the same outfit to a Parisian brunch at L'Amande, a new bakery in Beverly Hills serving the best selection of croissants this side of Paris. Even though it was sunny outside and I was melting like a Twix bar in a sauna, I was determined to wear the outfit as I couldn't think of anything more fitting to wear while sipping cafe au lait and nibbling on croissants and croque monsieurs. Okay, let's replace nibble with devour. 

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